Trafficking in firearms

Offences

• Illicit trafficking (Article 3(e))

Details

• Unauthorized import, export, acquisition, sale, delivery, movement or transfer of firearms, their parts or components or ammunition

Item Types

• firearms (Article 3(a))

Causa TC-038-6/12

Fact Summary

The French citizen, R.M., was accused of trafficking of illegal fire arms. In the trial, the tribunal considered to prove that the defendant, after having bought seven shotguns in an Andorran gun shop, intended to pass them to France illegally. The Andorra police seized these firearms and a mobile phone.

The defendant was sentenced to 30 months of imprisonment, the confiscation of the firearms and the mobile phone and to an accessory penalty of twenty years of expulsion from the country.

Sentence Date:
2012-11-27

Cross Cutting

Liability

... for

• attempt

... based on

• criminal intention

... as involves

• principal offender(s)

Offending

Involved Countries

Andorra

France

Confiscation and Seizure

Seized Property:

The Andorra police seized firearms and a mobile phone.

 

Defendants / Respondents in the first instance

Defendant:
R.M.
Nationality:
French

Charges / Claims / Decisions

Defendant:
R.M.
Charge / Claim:

Charged with having bought seven shotguns in an Andorran gun shop, and intent to pass them to France illegally.

Term of Imprisonment:
2 years 6 Months
 

Court

Tribunal de Corts

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